Mothers: Twenty Stories of Contemporary Motherhoodby Katrina Kenison, Kathleen Hirsch
A collection of 20 short stories about motherhood, by writers who are mothers. Each story is told from a mothers point of view, evoke every stage of the journey, from pregnancy & birth on through the childhood years, adolescence, & adulthood. Together, they depict the complexities of mothering as women actually experience it. Authors: Mary Grimm, Laurie Colwin, Perri Klass, Kate Braverman, Molly Giles, Mary Gordon, Ronnie Sandroff, Roxana Robinson, Barbara Kingsolver, Marian Thurm, Paula K. Gover, Marsha Lee Berkman, Melissa Pritchard, Jane Shapiro, Julia Whitty, Alice Elliott Dark, J. California Cooper, Sue Miller, & Eileen Fitzgerald.
Strong stories, a startling variety of voices, and some very precise meditations on the nature of modern motherhood combine to create a unique, useful, moving anthology.
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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- 1st ed
Meet the Author
Kathleen Hirsch is the author of Songs from the Alley (NPP, 1998) and A Home in the Heart of the City (NPP, 1998). She lives with her family in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
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